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White House Fact Sheet: Administration Announces New Actions to Address the Needs of People with Disabilities & Older Adults in Response to & Recovery from COVID-19

Source: The White House, Washington The Administration recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has had tremendous impacts on disabled individuals and has resulted in new members of the disability community. Over the […]

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Funding Options for Transition and Diversion During COVID-19: A Fact Sheet for CILs

NCIL is happy to announce the release of our new Fact Sheet for CILs, Funding Options for Transition and Diversion During COVID-19. The Fact Sheet is written in plain language […]

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Facebook Live Event on mAbs: New Resource from the Federal COVID-19 Response Team

On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern, the Federal COVID-19 Response Team will host a Facebook Live event focusing on the updated National Institutes of Health guidance on […]

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Information Alert: COVID-19 and Vaccine Survey Project Findings

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) has released two research products that resulted from the AAHD Vaccine Hesitancy Survey Among Adults with Disabilities, a rapid, real-time online study […]

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Survey: Accessible COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to People with Disabilities

Now that vaccine distribution is rapidly picking up pace, the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies wants to find where people with disabilities continue to face barriers in accessing the COVID-19 […]

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IL-NET T&TA Center Presents… A National Webinar – CIL Pandemic Response: How CILs Can Initiate Emergency Relocations and Transitions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 11, 2021; 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register online The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted what IL advocates have known for years – that nursing homes and other congregate settings are […]

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CDC Resources for COVID-19 Vaccination and Underlying Medical Conditions

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s High Risk Medical Conditions sub-team – part of the Disproportionately Affected Adult Populations (DAAP) Team of the Vaccine Task Force – has the […]

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Congress Passes COVID-19 Bill; Disability Community Needs Continue to be Unmet

Last night, Congress passed a $900 billion COVID-response package and a $1.4 trillion appropriations bill to fund the government through Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, which ends on September 30. The […]

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Action Alert: Federal Funding and COVID-19 Update

The House of Representatives passed a one-week stopgap spending bill introduced by House Democrats earlier this week. The spending bill would extend funding for the federal government by one week, […]

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Contact Congress Today about COVID-19 Relief!

Congress is once again attempting to find some way to pass much-needed COVID-19 relief. Last week, a bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives unveiled a $908 Billion package for a […]

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